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Exchanging knit to crochet

learn to exchange knitting patterns to crochet or exchange your crochet patterns to knitting.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Crochet Fern Pattern

For a leaf, you need 6 oz. sport yarn, size F crochet hook and .90 mm. wire for each leaf (6", 8" and 10").

For small leaf, using double yarn, chain 31.


Working in top loops only, slip stitch in 2nd ch. from hook, sl st in each of next 3 ch., ch. 2, sl st in 2nd ch from hook.

Sl st in same ch of foundation ch at base of leaf extension just
worked, sl st in each of next 2 ch, ch 3, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in next ch. Sl st in same ch of foundation ch at base of leaf extension just worked, sl st in each of next 2 ch, ch 4, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in each of next 2 ch. Sl st in original ch, sl st in each of next 2 ch, ch 5, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in each of next 3 ch. Sl st in same ch of foundation ch at base of leaf extension just worked*, sl st in each of next 2 ch, ch 6, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in each of next 4 ch. Sl st in same ch of foundation ch at base of leaf just worked, **sl st in each of next 2 ch, ch 7, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in each of next 5 ch. Sl st in same ch of foundation ch at base of leaf.

Repeat from ** 7 more times.

Sl st in each of next 2 ch, ch 1, working in other side of foundation, ch work other side of leaf to correspond with first side.

Make 5 more small leaves.

Medium leaf: Work as for small leaf, but begin with ch 41 and work from ** 12 times instead of 7. Make 8 or 10 leaves in all.

Large leaf: Work as small leaf, but begin with ch 51 and work from * twice more and from ** 15 times instead of 7. Make 10 large leaves in all.

To finish: {press leaves. Cut wire into 6 pieces 13" long, 8 or 10
pieces 16" long and 10 pieces 18" long. Bend tips at one end and thread through central loops at back of leaves, secure bent end to tip of leaf. Fill a 5" flowerpot with Styrofoam. Arrange leaves with large and medium ones outside and small leaves in the center to form a "real natural-looking" plant.

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